“ A leader knows the way, goes the way, and shows the way. ”

-John Maxwell-


Leadership is a definition of accomplishing a goal through the direction of human assistance, and there should be an extraordinary ability to guide and influence the followers.

What is “SPARKLES”?

SPARKLES’22, The annual awarding ceremony organized by AIESEC in the University of Kelaniya. This happened to honour the most outstanding leaders in Colombo North. SPARKLES’22 took place on the 26th of March 2022 as a physical event with around 100 participants at Sanara Mandira Kiribathgoda. The evening appeared to appreciate the fabulous young leaders who worked hard the last term with much passion, dedication, and determination while empowering others. At the same time, everyone enjoyed the chance to see their fellow AIESECers. And they were obviously waiting to witness the emerging leaders of Colombo North 21/22.

The Awards at Sparkles’22

SPARKLES’22 Award Winners

The event started with a speech by the chief guest, Dr Prabha Manuratne, appreciating all the hardworking and talented AIESECers who will be rewarded. The recognition of winners received their awards in the middle of the great applause. Ms Hiruni Udumullaarachchi became the best young leader, and Mr Raveen Jayasinghe was awarded the best emerging young leader. Evolution AI was the best organizing committee while Fashionista received the award for the most creative and innovative event. Other than that, the most sustainable event of the entity was Quill It.

In addition, our most talented young leaders of AIESEC in Colombo North 21/22 also shared their thoughts. Also, Mr Pasan Herath and Ms Sheramy Hensman presented great performances to entertain everyone. Singing items, dancing items, and fun segments were also powerful enough to make that evening more colourful.

The Best young leader and the Best emerging young leader

Pillars of Success

At SPARKLES’22, the partners who supported and contributed to us made our event a spectacular one. RealOne was the official digital media partner while Nanotec became the official computer solutions partner. Keshara minerals gave a tremendous hand, becoming the silver partner of the event. Not to miss Cakery, Alora Yummies, and Face scrubs became the official gift partner while Laptop. lk onboarded as the official technological partner.

Moreover, Ceylon Today was the official print media partner and made a reasonable effort to uplift the image of the event so, as the Good PR, the official media partner along with Print house as the official printing partner and Findit. lk as the official online advertising partner. Many thanks await Mount spring as the official beverage partner. The valuable and immense support that they gave us is immeasurable.

Partners of Sparkles

Bringing up the rear, SPARKLES’22 was a mesmerizing event with humble leadership personalities in Colombo North 21/22. That was such a joyous occasion with happiness and excitement for the CNers. And they proved it by actively engaging throughout the evening to make it more colourful. At the same time, the organizing committee worked hard to make sure that event was a huge success.

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